Posted on April 8, 2016
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is asking all Mississippi River boating and fishing enthusiasts to exercise caution in and around Mississippi River Pool 9 this summer.
The Corps of Engineers’ contractor, Newt Marine Service, from Dubuque, Iowa, began the second year of a three year island restoration project by Harpers Slough, near Lynxville, Wisconsin, April 5. The construction activities will be ongoing throughout the summer and include 24-hour operations.
Activities will include using heavy construction equipment and dredging to move material to various locations within the pool for island development. Extreme caution should be used while navigating near the construction site.
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